Employment

70-17 Police Officer

Full Time Closing Date: 08/11/17
Starting Rate: $22.13
Department:
Police
Requirements:
Candidates must be 21-45 years of age, in good physical condition, no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, and possess a high school diploma or equivalent, college preferred.
Description:

~~70-17 Police Officer (Police): The Stillwater Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officers. Candidates must be 21-45 years of age, in good physical condition, no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, and possess a high school diploma or equivalent, college preferred. Starting base rate is $22.13 per hour, plus comprehensive benefits package including family medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, holiday and sick leave, police pension, college tuition reimbursement and incentive pay. Patrol Officers work four ten hour shifts per week with three days off. Currently, career (non-supervisory) patrol officers top out at $36.76 per hour. The Stillwater Police Department is one of the most well equipped and trained departments in the country. We support our personnel by providing the latest in equipment and technology. The Stillwater Police Department is housed in a state of the art facility. The building is a four story structure including underground parking, office space, fitness center, central communications center, detention center, and full classroom training facilities.  In addition to the state of the art facilities, department members are outfitted with all equipment and uniforms at no cost to the employee, including a Glock 17 9mm, Colt AR-15, and Remington 870 shotgun. The Stillwater Police Department offers a take home car program with each vehicle equipped with high speed internet. Each officer is issued a Getac S400 laptop. We also offer numerous promotion opportunities and specialty positions for our officers including K-9, Collision Reconstruction, Criminal Investigations, Motorcycle Officer, SWAT, Lake Patrol, Bicycle Patrol, Training Officer, School Resource Officer, Drug Recognition Experts, Firearm Training Coordinator, and Drug and Alcohol Enforcement Officers. Please visit www.stillwaterpolicedept.org for more information about the department and www.stillwater.org/employment for application information. A resume and completed City of Stillwater Application are required for consideration There will be a testing fee of $25.00 for applicants selected for  the written test.  Closing date: 8/11/17